|Welcome Message from Consul General|
In today's world, openness, inclusiveness and mutual learning is a defining feature of our times, interaction and interdependence is the general trend, and peace, development and win-win cooperation is the main theme.The Chinese and British peoples both created splendid civilizations that had far-reaching impact on human progress. Mutually beneficial cooepration not just facilitates the development of both countries and benefits both peoples, but contributes greatly to safeguarding world peace and stability as well as to promoting world development and prosperity.
Our consular areas cover the counties of Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire, Tyne and Wear, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Durham and Derbyshire. The mission of the Consulate General is to promote the friendly exchanges between the Chinese people and the British people, boost the substantial cooperation in various areas including politics, economy and trade, science, education, culture, and twinning cities. Our responsibilities also include issuing travel documents and visas, dealing with the notarization and legalization of documents, providing consular assistance to Chinese nationals and safeguarding their legitimate rights and interests in the consular areas.
The North of England is the cradle of British industrial revolution, which boasts advanced industrial traditions and immense innovative power. In recent years, with China-UK relations and mutual multi-sector cooperation entering a fast track, links between China and the North of England have also witnessed a sharp increase. Since the founding of our Consulate General in 1986, we have made active endeavors to safeguard the lawful rights of Chinese citizens in the consular areas and advancing ties between China and our consular areas. We will continue to adhere to the people-oriented foreign policy and make further improvement on our work always bearing in mind our mission and responsibilities.
Thank you for visiting our website and we look forward to your comments and suggestions.
Dr. Sun Dali
Consul General of the People's Republic of China to Manchester